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Oct 19, 2013 4:45pm EDT
moved to three different countries, finland, south korea, and poland, where education has taken hyperseriously. this is a little over an hour. [inaudible conversations] >> hello, everyone. very boisterous crowd of avid readers of education books. everyone, if i could -- [inaudible conversations] call your attention to the front of the room. we don't get this animated creed for books about education. i'll chalk that up to a great book and amanda. i'm rachel white, the executive vice president of the new america foundation, and it's a pleasure to welcome you all tonight. if you have not been here before, this is new america nyc, our new york outlet, a place for story telling and bringing policy stories alive for different audiences, and we're the out let of a think tank called the new america foundation that works across a range of issues, everything from health care to education, foreign policy, technology policy, and that's just a broad source of what we do. what we really are is an idea factory and a house and home for some of the most amazing thrercht out there, lucky to have
Oct 20, 2013 9:00am EDT
respected educator and historian, but she has become a beloved, when i see beloved i mean a beloved activist and leader. and here's why. diane is a brilliant as she is compassionate. those who know her would say she is as compassionate as she is brilliant. and about a decade ago, we both watched mayor bloomberg in new york city take this concept of accountability and distort it in such an anti-democratic and anti-children way, that she started her own journey of thinking about what was going on in terms of education. she looked at the reforms that were going on at that point, the ones that were gussied up as choice and competition, and she saw that they didn't work. and she spoke in a way that nobody else would. but what she's done now is even more impressive and more important. because with this new book, diane doesn't simply pull back the curtain on jargon artest obsession -- [inaudible] what she does is she talks with the great truths about what is working and what isn't working. with a clarity and a consistency that links chart and, -- that lacks jargon, that lacks -- in his simplicity i
Oct 17, 2013 8:00am PDT
and the presents that if it faces an educated different stories on taiwan. on the host grateful. high rates of teaching is very important to the continued development of any economy and taiwan's is no exception. on today's program was delighted and honored to have put ice in them going he who is currently the president of national young university to share with as his piece on the state of high education in taiwan will come to the program doesn't help thank you mama to be here and colleen am currently the prison of a nation we i mean is that this was a little whooping the president on national young university since two thousand and ten can you please start off the program give this a general assessment of the state of high education in town went to take her. i think that though we are facing numerous talented student for hyde education to want to imprison come to mind probably too many people's mind is that though we facing the prices of any of you and your warm breath does every year. not too long was above twenty thousand pts for years been no drop to forty and fifty others. so even if y
Oct 15, 2013 9:00am EDT
, the director for the georgetown university center for education in the workforce. about a newo talk study done by the organization of economic cooperation and development. what was the headline from the study? guest: essentially that the united states is losing its competitive edge in its workforce, not so much at the top. we are pretty good at the top, that is, our best workers are as highly skilled as anyone. it is in the middle and towards the bottom of the education distribution where we are increasingly falling behind in 21st-century skills. host: what are those skills, what are we falling behind on? oldt: it used to be in the days, only the professional or technical worker needed skills like problem solving, vertical thinking, a variety of other skills, the ability to use knowledge effectively to solve problems. nowadays, in modern economies, virtually all workers need them. workers in almost every business or employee organization needs manage in a to modern competitive environment. host: who did the testing, what did they test? how do you test those things in adults? everyone has seen
Comedy Central
Oct 17, 2013 11:00pm PDT
to education. she's here tonight at 11:00 p.m. on a school night. [ laughter ] because she is irresponsible. [ laughter ] malala and i'm totally fan girling! [cheers and applause] i don't know. [cheers and applause] someone in the audience taught me what that is. they asked me if i was fan girl being something and i was like, i don't know what you are saying. they explained it to me. you fan girl hard or you don't. and you also have to put your hands like this. [ laughter ] [cheers and applause] she's on the show tonight. now -- [cheers and applause] here is another reason i'm excited. i'm not leading off with the government shutdown. not doing it. tired of it. switching it up. swept for this one thing getting under my skin. there's a republican lack of what i like to call ownership over the current predicament. >> this is harry reid's shutdown. this is not the republican shutdown. this is harry connick, jr. and brac brac's shut -- barack obama's shutdown. >> democrats refused to budge. >> no willingness at all to compromise. >> the president won't negotiate. >> jon: it's not their shurtdow
Al Jazeera America
Oct 22, 2013 2:30am EDT
, and i'm schizophrenic. and i say really? at which point i ask them if they have special education in the school and do they have a bad temper? and what you find if you look at special education populations a good 50% of the black children in special ed have fetal alcohol brain damage. if you look in corrections populations in detention centers you'll find a good 50% there. if you look in a mental health population, a third of the patients, in or outpatient have fetal alcohol brain damage and if you think about poor black communities, the main business that is thriving are liquor stores. and some young black women are drinking before they find out they have pregnant, and then done. >> give a listen to this video. >> i think that the stigma of mental illness is different for african-americans because we are held to stereo types like the strong black women that are just impossible to adhere to, and there's also this perception that therapy is for white people. that black people who have mental disorders are being dramatic, or it's viewed as a weakness or a failure, and this just impe
Oct 16, 2013 6:00am PDT
her fight for girls' education. her supporters were disappointed when the 16-year-old activist didn't win this year's nobel peace prize, but her bravery still offers great encouragement to women in her home country. nhk world's masaki suda has more on girls' education in pakistan. >> reporter: these girls are singing the song for malala. it expresses their reverence for malala yousufzai and her campaign for the right to education. this village in punjab province is home to about 1,000 people. a girls school opened here just last year and today around 120 students ages 3 to 17 are enrolled. this is the school with the portrait of malala. in this school, girls are learning the basic of how to read and write. bibi is a teacher here. after she finished studies at a graduate school in pakistan, she began privately tutoring local girls. last year she opened this school with financial support from local ngo. >> translator: i saw malala on tv and learned she's risking her life for education. if a young girl like her can promote opportunities for education, why can't i do the same in my own
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 1:00am EDT
are online classes giving people more people a shot at education? and streets in america are covered with street art but does the graffiti on inside story, we bring together unexpected voices closest to the story, invite hard-hitting debate and desenting views and always explore issues relevant to you. (vo) al jazeera america we understand that every news story begins and ends with people. >> the efforts are focused on rescuing stranded residents. (vo) we pursue that story beyond the headline, past the spokesperson, to the streets. >> thousands of riot police deployed across the capitol. (vo) we put all of our global resources behind every story. >> it is a scene of utter devastation. (vo) and follow it no matter where it leads, all the way to you. al jazeera america. take a new look at news. >> a revolution in online education is happening quickly as massive online open courses known as mooks have become increasingly popular on campus and off. the wisdom of sitting in a lecture hall as opposed to attending a virtual classroom is losing. some are strong proponents of a free online e
Oct 20, 2013 8:00pm PDT
and we need to make it more transparent. people in taiwan are so highly educated grade so many have college degrees, i think we have a problem among the country, but in reality, the way people reflect on different issues, it is not consistent with the degrees we've got and i think i'm puzzled. i think we need leadership to make this more clear. >> is why we need experts like yourself to be a spokesperson on this important issue that concerns all of us. we need to take the first break on our program today. we will be right back. >> welcome back to the second part of today's program. i'm your host, wu ray-kuo. we are continuing our conversation with way kuo, the president of city university of hong kong and an expert on nuclear energy. what we are talking about in your book really in the earlier segment, the book has a special provision in terms of making all the purchases of the donation into a scholarship. the reason i am promoting the book at this moment is donating a scholarship. the book is going to be made available and be published widely. the japanese version is also available
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 10:00pm EDT
ending affirmative action in hiring and education. 63% believe request for minority rights has gone so far that it is harming the majority. 54% oppose path to citizenship for undocumented workers. it seems for the majority of the centrists they don't see civil rights as much of a problem, jim? >> no, it's a mishmash, isn't it. i think you alluded to it before, a lot of them tend to be pro same-sex marriage, pro abortion, heavily white, distinctly secular. i can't remember the exact numbers, something like 30% may be even attend church services. that's a significant change and telling about their world-view. and yes, i think there's a kind of very self-possessed sel self-absorbed under current for a lot of them. i got to where i am because of what i achieved. why should those liberal courts be helping others up. that's an issue that is going to take a lot of the supreme court's time this term as they rule on a really important university of michigan affirmative action case which conceivably by 5-4 vote once again giving a lot of folks at least codify what a lot of those folks passionate
Oct 18, 2013 5:30am PDT
not got anything to wear that is clean. >> heading in education is not simple. to earn a place at the proper school as it is known to the roma, first he has to learn french. lessons for many roma children take place in local schools. >> we do not have much idea of their previous schooling in romania. one or teed up of my current peoples are just starting to learn to read. age 11 and 12. so we can assume that their education has not been normal. >> classes and the fans only last a few months, preparing people for education in traditional schools. only about 1/3 of the children in the camps are educated. many who go to school often find their educations interrupted by repeated exclusions from class. he's managing to keep his attendance up. >> he has a certificate that says he goes to school. that goes in our file, the file that could help us get a house here. >> he is only seven, but he knows his family's future in france rests on his shoulders as well as his father's hopes for a better life. >> for more on the protests getting underway in the french capital, we speak to our repo
Oct 22, 2013 6:00am EDT
, a matter of education. it's a mere 15 years ago we were less. we ran around saying where are we going get the energy? going to get it from nigeria, all of the far reaches in the world. we've got a real problem. what we know now is across the board, we have every kind of energy, more of it than everybody else. it's accessible. we have proven in the last few years, we created a couple of million jobs. we paid just in the last year in the fracking businesses, the state picked up $3 billion in income tax and royalties and individuals were a part of that with little stuff coming off of the federal lands. you know, we always keep talking -- the administration and others keep talking about, well, we're going to open up the lands but you don't see the permits. withe have to continue to explain to the american people that without hide row carbons, we're not going to have any jobs. sure, we're all for green energy. we've supported 300 separate green energy type of bills and projects. many of them didn't get done. but we supported them. but the fundamental issue is you think you're going to back awa
Oct 16, 2013 5:00am EDT
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Oct 19, 2013 10:05am EDT
at the state board of education as a party, i the superintendent is a party and ask the court to desegregate everything in this state not under court order and they did it. i see all these markers of here. i've never seen you in the march. in the only time you see me in one is a ceremonial one. the march is held, the speech itself. but for those things in broadcasting that have taken place it would have meant that we probably have not been -- with the but the remarks had not taken place with pro it would not have had the voting rights act to amend you know the good things that have come notwithstanding what the supreme court did. it takes all of these things. it is doing to take the state government, federal government accounted government, social clubs, churches, and everybody to really work on it. until such time as we'll decide we're going to really work on it and work on an art we're going to still have a problem because this nation has never really lived up to and tried to solve the race problem, and i hope it will. [inaudible question] >> the call for action. please join me in thinking
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 7:00pm EDT
. and they're highly educated but struggling to make ends meet. a look at america's new working poor. >>> plus talking about recession resistant. now one entrepreneur made an entire business out of meatballs. i'm ali velshi, and this is "real money." >> this is "real money." you are the most important part of our show. so join the conference by using the #aj real money. we're 15 days into a government shutdown. and new study warns even if the u.s. temporarily defaults on its obligations a brief recession could be the result in 2014. that would push the jobless rate to 8.5%. it would cost 2.5 million jobs according to macroeconomic advisers firm in st. louis and others have predicted similar forecasts. others predict the recession would last longer and unemployment would rise to 8.9%. 3.1 million jobs lost. blame will rest squarely on the officials you collected to washington. here's why, the whole percentage point has been shaved off economic growth since 2010. if not for the uncertainty coming out of washington the report estimates the jobless rate would be .6 of a percentage point
Al Jazeera America
Oct 22, 2013 7:30pm EDT
technology, and we all need to be educated in regards to technology being used as a weapon and cyber stalking >> the online community has used the topic, and speaking of technology, nick says, i wonder if it's possible for victims to move on, especially now when the internet is a giant data mill, and it never forgets and everything is stored. dana says that anonymity is important, and the victim online, do not exchange with any and definitely block the ex. words may sting, but they cannot harm physically. this is fascinating, 25% of dating teens report that they have been digitally abused by their parents, and 20% said that they were dynel tall digitally d >> it's not about a romantic relationship, but about power and control. and how they exercise the power and control over their victims. and when they don't have the physical access, they're going to do anything they can to get access to those folks, and the more we live our lives online, the more they're going to try to exercise that power and control and continue the abuse. >> i want to get back to the gaps in law enforcement. and alexis,
Oct 14, 2013 6:00pm PDT
, a dispatch from pakistan on one group's mission to improve access to education. >> many children don't attend school in pakistan and on average girls are half as lookly as boys to be enrolled. >> woodruff: and we remember the late author oscar hijuelos, the first latino ever to win a pulitzer prize for fiction. >> i never thought i would be a writer growing up, i certainly never thought that as a kismted and even when a lot of people around me expressed strong confidence in what they saw as my gifts or emerging gift, i always doubted them. >> woodruff: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> united healthcare-- online at >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from
Oct 21, 2013 7:15am EDT
are not that well known. this is a story we think we know but we do not. and brown vs. board of education, some of us read a biography of thurgood marshall but one that i tried to show in the book, it is very familiar but we don't know much about it. start digging around in the library of congress and lots of other places reconstruct a defeat contextualized story about the men and women who snatched jim crow and the way americans think about famous figures like thurgood marshall and introduce previously unknown characters to the civil rights narrative. it is a familiar story told in an unfamiliar way. it is a story of african-americans, african-americans who crossed the color line. to cross the color line meant in fact at the time these were called representative negros, this is what african-americans called themselves who did this, they cross the color line, did something people were not supposed to do, african-american lawyers came to court in an era where there are no black judges, and it your job is to convince a group of white americans in the year of jim crow to decide in favor of your cl
Oct 18, 2013 12:00pm PDT
education. you know, the most disturbing report of the country isn't any of the fiscal report it's the oecd study that demonstrates for the first types since george washington the next generation of americans will be less skilled and less educated than its predecessor generation. and that's never happened before, and it could never be allowed to happen again. >> rose: former republican senator from new hampshire judd gregg. >> unfortunately we got the biggest problem. the big us one being the people who are retired in this country the generation that's about to retire is going to double the number of retirees from 35 million to 70 million. technically the generation should be fully retired by 2017. the entitlements that support that generation can't be afforded by the next generation. they simply can't afford the costs so you're going to have to adjust the costs. >> rose: we conclude this evening with yo-yo ma the great cellist and some remarkable musicians that join him. >> what music does is it stimulates so you can reach the sound toward that ideal. for a 20th century musician it's
Al Jazeera America
Oct 18, 2013 7:30pm EDT
kids pursuingĀ° in stem areas, are we investing in the right things early on in education to make that happen? >> we are, and we have to keep some of those numbers in context. we see one part of stem that has had a slight drop, but overall, there are three components of stem, and that's engineering, math and science, and the numbers across the board for both minorities and for women are way up in jobs, women and minorities are overrepresented when they apply for the jobs. we still have a gap. there's an interest gap that's going to stay for a while. if they want to be a doctor, it's hard to get them to be a scientist or an engineer, and maybe we shouldn't do this. >> vanessa, boys and girls and men and women, they all learn and think differently, are we taking a one size fits all approach to this? >> i think one of our core problems is that computer science courses, when they are offered in k-12 schools, they're offered for credit, and at that level, computer science is an option, but the truth is, in this economy, we need to fight to get those courses to merritt academic credit i
Oct 19, 2013 1:00pm EDT
, the term is appropriate, liberal elites meaning, you know, upper middle class, educated, higher income liberals who take over the democratic party in the late '60s. the term liberal elites has been used and is used as a way to pilary liberals, but there's some truth to it at the same time. middle american voters who had heretofore been the rank and file of the democrat party, they turned against their own party, and they leave their party because their party took on a different tone towards their country and towards them. jimmy carter is, you know, look, who doesn't laud and admire jimmy carter? he's the greatest ex-president in american history, period. jimmy carter came into office, i would argue, wholly unprepared -- [laughter] one-term governor of georgia for the extraordinary burleds of the presidency -- burdens of the presidency. but probably even more important than that is the civil war that's going on in the democratic party. and jimmy carter, i think you could argue, was a new democrat before there was an institutional structure. and it just goes to show that one person, righ
Oct 21, 2013 1:15am EDT
mind -- much more education. and the impact is most traumatic with higher access to education that is now 16% or more at the college level even higher at the graduate school level. that means every white-collar professions is statistically dominated to fundamentally transform the nature survives the feminine values with the feminist culture of a tree in caring relationships, long term thinking with the bedouin outcome without the masculine approach to competition and winning. the last part is our journey of raising consciousness. everywhere in the world. but now we cannot imagine it if we go back. everywhere in the world we cannot imagine that. but when a fella all kinds of child labor. but things are changing rapidly. with the evolutionary market of higher consciousness consciousness, that that is acceptable in the future i think that's standard will evolve a. of so the key thing for business is the operating system went back in the industrial age based on the metaphor but quit the new reality people are very different arne third different what motivates us is very different.
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 5:30am EDT
. congratulations. we're talking to evie in new orleans. >>> they are of the most highly educated and many cannot make ends meet. >> i envisioned i would climb this ladder, but as you can see i did not climb the ladder. i'm in my parent's basement. >> reporter: keep it right here. (vo) al jazeera america we understand that every news story begins and ends with people. >> the efforts are focused on rescuing stranded residents. (vo) we pursue that story beyond the headline, past the spokesperson, to the streets. >> thousands of riot police deployed across the capitol. (vo) we put all of our global resources behind every story. >> it is a scene of utter devastation. (vo) and follow it no matter where it leads, all the way to you. al jazeera america. take a new look at news. [[voiceover]] no doubt about it, innovation changes our lives. opening doors ... opening possibilities. taking the impossible from lab ... to life. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. >> well, they're paid a pit
Oct 20, 2013 6:40am EDT
to go. polling is not perform at the level of finland, not they do spend about 50% on k-12 education, and they have seen this great growth which is really exciting. just spoiler alert, the thing that matters the most important was that they delayed, there's different things but they delayed tracking dividing the kids into academic and vocational schools, and they delayed it by just one year, which from 15 to 16 which seems like how can that matter, but there are all these ancillary effects of that so they had over 4000 new schools in order to absorb all those kids in the same place. there was a lot of changes, a lot of teacher training around that, and they also adopted a core set of standards similar to the fights we are having in states around the country now. so much eating all kids together longer in academic settings seem to lift everyone's performance. >> i want to make sure everyone, i'm sure many of you read the book but others are probably just getting around to. some people are watching on c-span are trying to decide whether to buy it. but i want a going to kind of no that
Oct 22, 2013 10:00am EDT
was a sharecropper with a third grade education. my dad was a sharecropper with an eighth grade education. he came here with great promise of making a living for their family. educating our children is the quickest way to lift them up out of the circumstances that they are in. we have to recognize that our kids enter school not equal, but they come in on two different tracks. there's a 30 million word gap that our kids have when they walk in the door. educating children in an urban environment is a challenge. it's a challenge that i understand. having worked in that environment as the head of the child abuse -- [inaudible] head of the gang unit, head of the youth section in the detroit police department, working with the detroit public school system for years and years at a time, 13 years of my career. the mayor of the city of detroit has to be the strongest advocate of education of any person in this community including the superintendent. duggan: this is one of the few times sheriff napoleon and i are going to completely agree. i don't believe that means taking over the schools. i think it means
Oct 14, 2013 6:00pm PDT
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Oct 16, 2013 8:30am EDT
latest books, burke draws upon both his roman catholic upbringing and education in classical literature. his voice says "the new york times" has grown more messianic, more biblical. >> this is from isaiah, chapter 43, verse 20. the wild beast will honor me. the jackals and the ostriches. >> it's not just using an inscription from isaiah or language suffused with religious imaginary. >> the stories i've written are the passion plays. they come out of the new testament. the imaginary, the icon all have to do with golgotha. >> main turners and major motion pictures yes, but what burke is really doing is grappling with some unanswerable mysteries such as are there people who love evil for its own sake? >> a black wind blow the weather vane in the wrong direction and reshape our lives and turn us into people we no longer recognize? >> you talk about the darkness that can live in the human breast. you talk about men who have no parameters. >> yeah. there's no explanation. it's not just an aberration. it's something that allows them to step over a line or as dave robicheaux says they murder al
Oct 22, 2013 8:00pm EDT
an education or leave a career to make sacrifices for their children. that is why i and millions of other families like mine need the women's economic agenda to make sure that these choices become a thing of the past so thank you so much for having me. [applause] >> thank you very much marine. you can see that when you hear stories like that we just say we have to do it and we really have to do it differently. next to the stage i want to welcome danielle buckman. she is a 37 year resident of clarksburg maryland who was fired after her pregnancy related incident by a small employer. daniel was not covered by the federal family and medical leave act and a new labor department study shows that neither are 40% of the u.s. workforce. danielle. [applause] >> thank you senator mikulski leader pelosi representative edwards and the national partnership for women and families for inviting me to this event. it's a chew honor to be here. i am here today because in june 2010 i am most died during childbirth. it's not the 19th century but the truth is dangers and childbirth and pregnancy still exist. t
Oct 19, 2013 9:00am EDT
very little formal education, but she is a very good christian woman and she told us all you can be anything you want to be if you do three things -- one, keep price first in your life, 2, stay in school and get a good education, and free, stay out of trouble, don't get involved in the criminal justice system. i tried to follow those instructions and tried to instill in my four children those same basic principles. but as i was growing up there weren't many things that black boy from montgomery, alabama, could do paula deron two provisions of black young man could enter and considered a well-respected profession and you know what they are? one was what? to be a what? a teacher. and the other was what? to be a preacher. that is right. to be a preacher and be a teacher and both of them on a segregated basis because everything was segregated. so i decided i was going to be both, a preacher and the teacher. i went to our church school in national christian institute, the church of christ related school. and when i was 12, a preacher would travel around to solicit students and took me
Oct 17, 2013 11:00pm EDT
like it's going to be less educated than the last generation of americans. a planet that is getting warmer. an economy that's not producing adequate growth to drive standards of living for middle class families. that's what we should be spending our time arguing about, not whether we're going to meet our obligations that we've already incurred or not. so this will be remembered as a sad and difficult episode in our democracy. and we will get through it because we always do. but nobody should be proud of the governs process that produced the last several months. >> rose: you've been in government and different administrations. do you think it will change things that we won't have to go through this dance again ating . >> i hope so. and my best guess is that those who drove us to the brink and then did not really get their objectives, will realize that it doesn't serve either their political or economic objectives to do the same thing again in january. so if i had to bet there will be plenty of fighting about appropriations and the budget. but i would be surprised if the country's cr
Oct 22, 2013 6:00pm EDT
against the abuse of monopoly power and we seek a country with the right to health and education based on human need and ability not on the size of your wallet. we seek a country which understands its contribution to culture and creativity as part of an international framework. and we seek a country in which judged on how useful it can be to the rest of humanity not how many warheads akin dance on a submarine. [applause] the late great ian banks said once that independence would list the morale of the nation. he wrote what he believed to be the sheer energy station of a whole people. the energy that can be felt already. people are starting to imagine a better life better communities come for a better country. we are truly privileged. in less than one year's time we can start imagining -- stop imagining and start building, building the scotland we know is possible and we should remember as we do so that scotland has been a whole new -- for more than a century. the recent chapters of that story people have been asking the question yes and no and went overwhelmingly. it is our privilege i
Oct 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT
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